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Shen Jianmei, a survivor of the "comfort women" system forced into sexual slavery by the Japanese military during World War II, passed away on Sunday in Changsha county, Hunan province, at the age of 94.
To support Cambodia in achieving its goal of becoming mine-free, China has engaged in comprehensive and extensive cooperation with Cambodia in the field of mine clearance.
The Chinese military has opened its annual training sessions for 2024, focusing on improving combat capability.
As the MINUSMA ended its mission in June 2023, the 10th Chinese Peacekeeping troops to MINUSMA returned to China after completing their mission on December 23, 2023.
"He was taught how to fly the plane, he came over to China to fly for General (Claire) Chennault, and during his time here, he fell in love with the Chinese people, and he was very proud that he was able to help them," Long said.
December 4, 2023 marks an extraordinary milestone for the 45th Chinese naval escort taskforce, as it accomplished the escorting task for the Portuguese heavy-lift cargo ship UHL Fighter and the Panamanian bulk carrier Heilan Rising to the designated areas. By then, the Chinese naval escort task force has completed 1,600 escort missions in the past 15 years since 2008.
The 21st Chinese peacekeeping multi-role engineering company to the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), formed by troops from a brigade under the PLA 75th Group Army, concluded its peacekeeping mission and returned to China successfully on the early morning of December 13.
In recent years, focusing on enhancing Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) capabilities through the employment of technological means, the General Hospital of the PLA Western Theater Command introduced multiple kinds of intelligent training equipment in several batches, and committed them into the TCCC training.
The last surviving Flying Tigers — United States World War II air force veterans who helped the Chinese people fight Japanese aggression — have just had a rare opportunity. They reunited with and traveled to China alongside first-, second-and even third-generation Flying Tigers' descendants.
To the accompaniment of solemn music, two Flying Tigers veterans presented flower baskets to the statues of heroes who fought against Japanese aggression, then bowed deeply to express their reverence.
The 10th Beijing Xiangshan Forum is being held at the Beijing International Convention Center between October 29 and 31. Since its inception in 2006, the forum has gradually developed into a high-profile defense and security dialogue platform of significant influence in the Asia-Pacific region.
Zhang Ping has worked against time to find and interview veterans who fought in a war over 70 years ago, recording their oral accounts about the details of the war.
The orbiting Tiangong space station will this week welcome its new residents, with rookie taikonaut Jiang Xinlin set to check in for a six-month stay alongside two other crew members.
Admiral Zheng He's legacy has reached far and wide. This page looks at how Chinese medical ships have been carrying on his legacy six centuries later in line with the Belt and Road Initiative, and helping to cure patients around the world.
Authorized by Yang Liwei, China's first astronaut to enter space, the Beijing Science and Technology Press (BSTP) published the picture book "First Man" on Sunday, marking the 20th anniversary of the country's first manned space travel.